Sarah Ruth Purcell

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  • "Sarah was a close friend of mine. I loved her dearly."
  • "Jonny we are sorry ro here about your mother. Our thoughts..."
    - Lewis Family
  • "Christ said "Love Ye One Another As I Have Loved You" And..."
  • "Dear Purcells, James, I believe you and I went to UGA..."
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    - Vicki Meek
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Sarah Ruth Purcell, age 95, of Cumming passed away Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010. She was the oldest member of the Cross Plains Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school for about 50 years. She was also clerk of the church for several years. Ruth loved her kids, grandkids and daughters-in-law. She was preceded in death by her husband, Woodrow Purcell; and her granddaughter, Cindy Purcell Dressler.
Survivors include her children, Jerry Sr. and Jenny Purcell of Snellville, James and Betty Purcell of Ball Ground, Michael and Genie Purcell of Monroe, Rev. Johnny and Wanda Purcell of Cumming; grandchildren, Kathi and Gary Girard of Tucker, Jerry "Skip" Purcell Jr. of Snellville, Jennifer and Roderick Hames of Lawrenceville, Andy and Michelle Whitt of Gillsville, Maggie and Brett Barton of Monroe, Denny Purcell Rutledge, Matt and Kim Gunnin of Covington, Pam Holloway of Dacula, Kerrie and Chris Brooks of Cumming, Kevin Purcell of Cumming; 15 great-grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews and other relatives survive.
Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 15, at 2:30 p.m. at Cross Plains Baptist Church with the Rev. Todd Skinner, the Rev. Clyde Boling, the Rev. Charles Dispain, and the Rev. Richard Brown officiating. Interment will follow at Cross Plains Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Ingram Funeral Home Thursday, Oct. 14, from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Friday, Oct. 15, from 9 a.m. until time of service.
Condolences may be made at
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.
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Cumming, GA 30040
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Published in from Oct. 13 to Oct. 16, 2010